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You will pay by Jackson, Lisa, author. You will pay

It starts as a prank -- a way to blow off steam after a long summer at Camp Horseshoe. Among the teen counselors, tensions and hormones are running high. No wonder the others agree when Jo-Beth Chancellor suggests they scare Monica O'Neal a little--or a lot. Monica has it coming, and no one will really get hurt. What could go wrong? Twenty years later, Lucas Dalton, a senior detective with the sheriff's department, is investigating the discovery of human remains in a cavern at what used to be Ca

May 25, 2017
The white road by Lotz, Sarah, author. The white road

Desperate to attract subscribers to his fledgling website, ex-adrenaline junkie Simon Newman undertakes two life-risking ventures, one in the notorious Cwm Pot caves and another scaling Everest, that force him to test the limits of his morality and wits in order to survive.

May 25, 2017
The vampire Armand by Rice, Anne, 1941- The vampire Armand

The vampire's story, from his boyhood in Kiev, his enslavement to a vampire masquerading as a Venetian painter, and his dedication to his two mortal children.

May 25, 2017
Ultimatum - a thriller by De la Motte, Anders, 1971- author. Ultimatum - a thriller

David Sarac of the Stockholm Police Force's Intelligence Unit, weeks after his violent encounter with the enigmatic high-level informant, Janus, is recuperating from his gunshot wounds. While the hunt for the elusive Janus has ended, the secrets and lies linger. The mysteries of that night deepen when David's nurse slips him an anonymous letter; the writer wants to swap secrets with David to bring someone powerful to justice after a betrayal at the Janus shoot-out. David's only clues are two pho

May 25, 2017
Touch - a novel by Maum, Courtney, 1978- author. Touch - a novel

"From the author of the acclaimed I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You, a satirical and moving novel in the spirit of Maria Semple and Jess Walter about a New York City trend forecaster who finds herself wanting to overturn her own predictions, move away from technology, and reclaim her heart. Sloane Jacobsen is the most powerful trend forecaster in the world (she was the foreseer of "the swipe"), and global fashion, lifestyle, and tech companies pay to hear her opinions about the future. He

May 25, 2017
The sweet smell of magnolias and memories by McHale, Celeste Fletcher, 1961- author. The sweet smell of magnolias and memories

"Celeste McHale delivers another genuine Southern story in The Sweet Smell of Magnolias and Memories. Jacey never intended to to settle down; but when the man of her dreams resurfaces, she must find out if she has the courage to finally fall in love"--

May 25, 2017
Summer dance by Rossiter, Nan Parson, author. Summer dance

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May 25, 2017
Shadow reaper by Feehan, Christine, author. Shadow reaper

Billionaire playboy Ricco Ferraro knows no other life. Being a shadow rider is in his blood--but so is a haunting desperation stemming from the secrets of his dark past. His recklessness puts not only his life at risk, but also the future of his entire family. To save them all, he must find a woman who can meet his every desire with a heat all her own. Just when Ricco has given up hope, he meets her--a mysterious woman whose shadow connects with his. She's someone looking for a safe haven from t

May 25, 2017
Positively Pippa by Hegger, Sarah Positively Pippa

For Pippa Turner there’s only one place to go when her life self-destructs on national TV—home to Ghost Falls, and her heavily perfumed, overly dramatic, but supremely loving grandmother, Philomene. If anyone will understand how Pippa’s hit makeover show was sabotaged by her vengeful ex, it’s Phi. But she’s not the only one who’s happy to see her—and Pippa can’t help but wonder if Matt Evans, her gorgeous high-school crush turned Phi’s contractor, is game for a steamy close-up. Matt owes his who

May 25, 2017
A piece of my heart by Ford, Richard, 1944- A piece of my heart

The pursuits of an ignorant Southerner and a law student, who meet en route to an Arkansas river island hideaway, begin to interweave, with explosive consequences.

May 25, 2017
Once, in Lourdes - a novel by Solwitz, Sharon, 1945- author. Once, in Lourdes - a novel

In the turbulent summer of 1968, four high school friends make a pact that will change their lives forever. As the Vietnam War rages overseas, four friends make a vow. For the next two weeks, they will live for each other and for each day. Then, at the end of the two weeks, they will sacrifice themselves on the altar of their friendship. Loyal Kay, our narrator, dreams of being an artist and escaping her stifling family--the stepmother and stepsister she gained after her mother's early death, an

May 25, 2017
Not a sound - a novel by Gudenkauf, Heather, author. Not a sound - a novel

When she discovers the body of a fellow nurse deep in the woods near her cabin, Amelia Winn, who lost her hearing in an accident two years earlier, is plunged into a mystery that could shatter her carefully reconstructed life.

May 25, 2017
Nighthawk - a novel from the NUMA Files by Cussler, Clive, author. Nighthawk - a novel from the NUMA Files

"NUMA crew leaders Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala must beat the clock to stop the world's most dazzling new technological advance from becoming mankind's last in this action-packed thriller from the #1 New York Times-bestselling grand master of adventure. When the most advanced aircraft ever designed vanishes over the South Pacific, Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala are drawn into a deadly contest to locate the fallen machine. Russia and China covet the radical technology, but the United States worries abo

May 25, 2017
Need you now by Helm, Nicole, author. Need you now

Gracely, Colorado, was once a booming mining town. No one knows that better than Brandon Evans. His father's company kept the town thriving for years--until Brandon threatened to expose his illegal practices and drove him away. Everyone blames Brandon and his brother for turning Gracely into a ghost town--but the tenacious residents cling to a long-held legend about the land's healing powers. And Brandon has a plan to spin that legend into reality. Lilly Preston took a leap of faith and moved to

May 25, 2017
The most dangerous duke in London by Hunter, Madeline, author. The most dangerous duke in London

Three sinfully handsome dukes, three scores to settle, three hearts about to meet their matches. All in one thrilling new trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Madeline Hunter . . . NOTORIOUS NOBLEMAN SEEKS REVENGE Name and title: Adam Penrose, Duke of Stratton. Affiliation: London's elite Society of Decadent Dukes. Family history: Scandalous. Personality traits: Dark and brooding, with a thirst for revenge. Ideal romantic partner: A woman of means, with beauty and brains, willing to li

May 25, 2017
The Lady travelers guide to scoundrels & other gentlemen by Alexander, Victoria, author. The Lady travelers guide to scoundrels & other gentlemen

India Prendergast is joined in the search for her cousin, a member of the possibly fraudulent Lady Travelers society, by the nephew of one of the groups members, Derek Saunders, to whom she is drawn despite his scandalous reputation.

May 25, 2017
Just a little Christmas by Dailey, Janet, author. Just a little Christmas

Ellie Marsden couldn't wait to shake the dust of Branding Iron, Texas, off her heels and chase after bright lights, big city, and a wealthy husband. Now she's come home, divorced, a little disillusioned, and a whole lot pregnant. Leave it to her one-time high school sweetheart, cattle rancher Jubal McFarland, to point out that citified Ellie is as out of place in small-town Texas as her teacup poodle. So why is there something about being back - and being with Jubal - that feels surprisingly rig

May 25, 2017
Isadora by Gray, Amelia, 1982- author. Isadora

"Using the scaffolding of Isadora Duncan's life and ... spirit, Amelia Gray delivers an incredibly imaginative portrait of the artist. In 1913, the restless world sat on the brink of unimaginable suffering. But for one woman, the darkness of a new era had already made itself at home. Isadora Duncan would come to be known as the mother of modern dance, but in the spring of 1913 she was a grieving mother, after a freak accident in Paris resulted in the drowning death of her two young children. The

May 25, 2017
In the valley of the sun - a nobel by Davidson, Andy, 1978- author. In the valley of the sun - a nobel

"Deftly written and utterly addictive, this Western literary horror debut will find a home with fans of authors like Joe Hill, Cormac McCarthy, and Anne Rice. One night in 1980, a man becomes a monster. Haunted by his past, Travis Stillwell spends his nights searching out women in West Texas honky-tonks. What he does with them doesn't make him proud, just quiets the demons for a little while. But after Travis crosses paths one night with a mysterious pale-skinned girl, he wakes weak and bloodied

May 25, 2017
In the shadow of Alabama by Singer, Judy Reene, author. In the shadow of Alabama

Rachel Fleischer has good reasons not to be at her father's deathbed. Foaling season is at hand and her horses are becoming restless and difficult. Her critical mother and grasping sister could certainly handle Marty Fleisher's resistance better without her. But Malachi, her eighty-something horse manager—more father to her than Marty has ever been—convinces Rachel she will regret it if she doesn't go. When a stranger at her father's funeral delivers an odd gift and an apology, Rac

May 25, 2017
From duke till dawn by Leigh, Eva, author. From duke till dawn

"Years ago, the Duke of Greyland gave his heart--and a princely sum of money--to a charming, destitute widow with unparalleled beauty. But after one passionate night, she slipped from his bed and vanished without a trace. And just when he's given up hope of ever seeing her again, Greyland finds her managing a gaming hell. He's desperate to have her... until he discovers everything about his long-lost lover was a lie. In truth, Cassandra Blake grew up on the streets, picking pockets to survive. G

May 25, 2017
Forbidden promises by Robert, Katee, author. Forbidden promises

Sloan O'Malley just left her entire world behind-her family, her wealth, and even her real name. For the first time in her life, she's free. She can live the "normal" life she's always wanted. A life without fear. But there's nothing safe about her intensely sexy next-door neighbor. Jude MacNamara has no room for innocence in his life. Only revenge. Still, he's never been able to walk away from the forbidden, and Sloan--who is every inch of pure, mouthwatering temptation--has forbidden written a

May 25, 2017
Dying breath by Graham, Heather, author. Dying breath

As a teenager, Vickie Preston survived an attack by a serial killer. That was the first time she saw a ghost. Now the city of Boston is being terrorized - someone is kidnapping women and burying them alive, but cruelly leaving a glimmer of hope for the authorities by sending a clue about their location. Vickie is pulled into the investigation when her name is mentioned in one of the notes. And as a historian, she has the knowledge to help uncover the graves the killer known as the Undertaker is

May 25, 2017
Black mad wheel by Malerman, Josh, author. Black mad wheel

The Danes--the band known as the "Darlings of Detroit"--are washed up and desperate for inspiration, eager to once again have a number one hit. That is, until an agent from the US Army approaches them. Will they travel to an African desert and track down the source of a mysterious and malevolent sound? Under the guidance of their front man, Philip Tonka, the Danes embark on a harrowing journey through the scorching desert--a trip that takes Tonka into the heart of an ominous and twisted conspira

May 25, 2017
Beyond reason by Martin, Kat, author. Beyond reason

Five weeks ago Carly Drake stood at her grandfather's grave. Now she's burying Drake Trucking's top driver, and the cops have no leads on the hijacking or murder. Faced with bankruptcy, phone threats and the fear of failure, Carly has to team up with the last man she wants to owe--Lincoln Cain. Cain is magnetic, powerful, controlling--and hiding more than one secret. He promised Carly's granddad he'd protect her. The old man took a chance on him when he was nothing but a kid with a record, and n

May 25, 2017
Amish brides by Amish brides

"Three brides prepare for their weddings according to uniquely Amish traditions in three novella"--

May 25, 2017
About a dog by McKinlay, Jenn, author. About a dog

Mackenzie "Mac" Harris fled her hometown of Bluff Point, Maine, after being left at the altar--and seeking solace in the arms of her best friend's off-limits brother. Now, seven years later, she's back to attend her best friend's wedding--safe, or so she thinks, from the mistakes of her youth. But Gavin Tolliver has never forgotten the woman who has always held his heart. And when Mac rescues a stray puppy named Tulip, only Gavin, the town's veterinarian, can help. With a little assistance from

May 25, 2017
White fur - a novel by Libaire, Jardine, author. White fur - a novel

Adapted from dust jacket.

May 24, 2017
Where dead men meet by Mills, Mark, 1963- author. Where dead men meet

A return to the period adventure thriller in Where Dead Men Meet reestablishes Mark Mills as a master storyteller for fans of William Boyd, Charles Cumming, or Robert Harris. Paris, 1937. Luke Hamilton -- a junior air intelligence officer at the British Embassy -- finds himself the target of an assassination attempt. A clear case of mistaken identity -- or so it first appears. As Luke is hunted across a continent sliding toward war, he comes to learn that the answers lie deep in a past that pred

May 24, 2017
What she saw by Stembridge, Gerard, 1958- author. What she saw

A taut, stylish thriller set over the course of twenty-four hours in Paris—perfect for fans of Chris Pavone's The Expats and Olen Steinhauer's The Tourist. The storied Hotel Chevalier on Paris’ ritzy Right Bank hosts celebrities, dignitaries, and—for one night—Lana Gibson, an American woman who’s escaped the monotony of her staid married life for a cultural jaunt to the City of Light. As long as she takes her meds, she promises herself, her heightened curiosity and manic elation will stay under

May 24, 2017
Secrets of southern girls by Harrigan, Haley, 1983- author. Secrets of southern girls

"Ten years ago, Julie Portland accidentally killed her best friend, Reba. What's worse is she got away with it. Consumed by guilt, she left the small town of Lawrence Mill, Mississippi, and swore nothing would ever drag her back. Now, raising her daughter and struggling to make ends meet in Manhattan, Julie still can't forget the ghost of a girl with golden hair and a dangerous secret. When August, Reba's first love, begs Julie to come home to find the diary that Reba kept all those years ago, J

May 24, 2017
The river wild - a thriller by O'Neill, Denis, author. The river wild - a thriller

"To help heal a marriage on the rocks, river-rafting expert Gail, her husband Tom, and their son embark on a white water adventure in Montana. Along the way, they encounter two inexperienced rafters supposedly looking for their friends downriver. Little do they know that the men are escaped convicts whose bid for freedom has a body count. Things take a turn when the young family learns that they are now the captives of two armed killers, and it becomes clear that there is much more at stake than

May 24, 2017
Risky behavior by Witt, L. A., author. Risky behavior

"It's day one of Darren Corliss's career as a detective, and not only has he been assigned a notoriously difficult partner, but the guy might also be a pill-popping dirty cop. Internal Affairs needs proof, and Darren gets to be their eyes and ears whether he wants to or not. Detective Andreas Ruffner doesn't play by the rules, and he doesn't play well with others. With bodies piling up and a list of suspects who are way above his pay grade, the last thing he needs is a wet-behind-the-ears kid fo

May 24, 2017
Remington, 1894 by Johnstone, William W., author. Remington, 1894

As a teenager, John McMasters won the Medal of Honor as a sniper for the Union Army during the Civil War. Thirty years later, McMasters lives a peaceful life in the Arizona Territory, raising a family and running cattle. These days, he needs eyeglasses to hit a distant target. But that doesn't stop his wife and four children from buying him a special present for his fiftieth birthday: a beautiful new Remington shotgun. Turns out, he's going to need it . . . The Butcher gang has come to town. By

May 24, 2017
The reminders - a novel by Emmich, Val, author. The reminders - a novel

Provided by amazon.com.

May 24, 2017
The reef by Villoro, Juan, 1956- author. The reef

"The ex Rock Star Mario Mu¨ller discovers a visionary possibility in the Caribbean: the pleasures of fear. On the banks of an enormous coral reef The Pyramid is built, a resort that offers controlled dangers until a diver dies outside of the water. Reflecting upon the damages we choose to inflict upon ourselves in order to intensify life, this passionate novel describes a new ecology: climate change empties hotels and money laundering regenerates them like ghostly empires. Arrecife is also a sto

May 24, 2017
Once a rebel by Putney, Mary Jo, author. Once a rebel

As Washington burns, Callista Brooke is trapped in the battle between her native England and her adopted homeland. She is on the verge of losing everything, including her life, when a handsome Englishman cuts through the violent crowd to claim that she is his. Callie falls into her protector's arms, recognizing that he is no stranger, but the boy she'd once loved, a lifetime ago. Lord George Gordon Audley had been Callie's best friend, and it was to Gordon she turned in desperation to avoid a lo

May 24, 2017
Never go back - a Jack Reacher novel by Child, Lee, author. Never go back - a Jack Reacher novel

Former military cop Jack Reacher makes it all the way from snowbound South Dakota to his destination in northeastern Virginia, near Washington, D.C.: the headquarters of his old unit, the 110th MP. The old stone building is the closest thing to a home he ever had. Reacher is there to meet--in person--the new commanding officer, Major Susan Turner, so far just a warm, intriguing voice on the phone. But it isn't Turner behind the CO's desk. And Reacher is hit with two pieces of shocking news, one

May 24, 2017
The matchmakers by Oke, Janette, 1935- The matchmakers

Although Cynthia appreciates her father's help and attention after her husband dies, her desire for more space prompts her to try to find a wife for her father.

May 24, 2017
The little Buddhist monk & the proof by Aira, César, 1949- author. The little Buddhist monk & the proof

Provided by amazon.com.

May 24, 2017
Home across the road - a novel by Peacock, Nancy. Home across the road - a novel

Provided by amazon.com.

May 24, 2017
Girl on the bridge - a McCabe and Savage thriller by Hayman, James (James H.), author. Girl on the bridge - a McCabe and Savage thriller

"From New York Times bestselling author of the acclaimed McCabe and Savage series comes an electrifying new thriller of taut and twisted suspense. On a freezing December night, Hannah Reindel leaps to her death from an old railway bridge into the rushing waters of the river below. Yet the real cause of death was trauma suffered twelve years earlier when Hannah was plucked from a crowd of freshman girls at a college fraternity party, drugged, and then viciously assaulted by six members of the col

May 24, 2017
Force of nature - a novel by Brockmann, Suzanne, author. Force of nature - a novel

After rescuing the son of crime lord Gordon Burns from an assassin, private detective Ric Alvarado and his assistant, Annie Dugan, get the chance to infiltrate Burns's inner sanctum to investigate rumors that he has been smuggling terrorists into the United States.

May 24, 2017
Dark side of the moon by Wood, Les (Writer of fiction and poetry), author. Dark side of the moon

Boddice, a crime lord looking over his shoulder for good reason, has assembled an unlikely band of misfit crooks. Their job is to steal a famous diamond worth millions, known as The Dark Side of the Moon. Despite the odds, the crews self-serving squabbles and their natural incompetence, the plan progresses. As events build to an explosive climax no one really knows who is playing who. Full of twists and turns and laugh-out-loud moments, this is a hugely enjoyable romp from entirely the criminals

May 24, 2017
Come sundown by Roberts, Nora, author. Come sundown

"The Bodine ranch and resort in western Montana is a family business, an idyllic spot for vacationers. A little over thirty thousand acres and home to four generations, it's kept running by Bodine Longbow with the help of a large staff, including new hire Callen Skinner. There was another member of the family once: Bodine's aunt Alice, who ran off before Bodine was born. She never returned, and the Longbows don't talk about her much. The younger ones, who never met her, quietly presume she's dea

May 24, 2017
Bread of angels by Afshar, Tessa, author. Bread of angels

Purple . The foundation of an influential trade in a Roman world dominated by men. One woman rises up to take the reins of success in an incredible journey of courage, grit, and friendship. And along the way, she changes the world. But before she was Lydia, the seller of purple, she was simply a merchant's daughter who loved three things: her father, her ancestral home, and making dye. Then unbearable betrayal robs her of nearly everything. With only her father's secret formulas left, Lydia flee

May 24, 2017
Beasts head for home - a novel by Abe, Kōbō 1924-1993, author. Beasts head for home - a novel

"Set in Manchuria in the aftermath of the Asian Pacific War. The central character is Kuki Kyu¯zo¯, whose settler parents relocated from Japan to the Manchurian puppet-state as the Japanese empire expanded. Kyu¯zo¯'s father, a factory technician, dies shortly after he is born. In the course of Japan's defeat and the Soviet Union's occupation of Manchuria, Kyu¯zo¯'s mother is seriously wounded, forcing him to remain behind with her rather than evacuate with the other Japanese citizens. Her subseq

May 24, 2017
Attraction by Reid, Penny. Attraction

One week. Private beach. Invisible girl. Jerk-faced bully. What's the worst that could happen? Kaitlyn Parker has no problem being the invisible girl, which is why she finds herself hiding in various cabinets and closets all over her college campus. Despite her best efforts, she can't escape the notice of Martin Sandeke - bad boy, jerkface bully, and the universe's hottest, wealthiest, and most unobtainable bachelor - who also happens to be Kaitlyn's chemistry lab partner. Kaitlyn might be the o

May 24, 2017
Virtue Falls - a novel by Dodd, Christina. Virtue Falls - a novel

"Twenty-three years ago, Misty Banner was brutally slashed to death in her home in Virtue Falls, Washington. Her husband was convicted of the murder. Their four year old daughter Elizabeth witnessed the crime, but has no memory of the killing. Now, two decades later, Elizabeth is back in Virtue Falls. She soon discovers her father is innocent. The real killer is still out there. And her investigation has stirred dark and deadly resentments that could provoke in another bloody murder--her own."--

May 22, 2017
True as fate by Eakes, Laurie Alice, author. True as fate

"Lady Chloe Ashford detests going to balls, loathes social pretense, and finds the very idea of hunting for a husband obscene. But she has an even more scandalous secret: she once helped an American--the enemy--escape from Dartmoor Prison. Now, nearly three years later, Ross Trenerry is back--and in trouble again. So is her traitorous heart. He doesn't know she's the one responsible for sending him to a second prison, and she has no intention of telling him. A former privateer, Ross has finally

May 22, 2017
Love over Scotland by McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- author. Love over Scotland

Follows the lives of the residents of an Edinburgh boarding house.

May 22, 2017
Augustown - a novel by Miller, Kei, author. Augustown - a novel

"In the wake of Marlon James's Man Booker Prize-winning A Brief History of Seven Killings, Augustown--set in the backlands of Jamaica--is a magical and haunting novel of one woman's struggle to rise above the brutal vicissitudes of history, race, class, collective memory, violence, and myth. Ma Taffy may be blind but she sees everything. So when her great-nephew Kaia comes home from school in tears, what she senses sends a deep fear running through her. While they wait for his mama to come home

May 22, 2017
Atlantic Hotel by Noll, João Gilberto, author. Atlantic Hotel

"Just who is the narrator of Joa~o Gilberto Noll's dark and mysterious Atlantic Hotel? First he books a room where a murder has just occurred, claiming he's just arrived from the airport. But then he suddenly leaves the hotel, telling a cab driver he’s an alcoholic headed for detox. After that he hops on an all-night bus headed across Brazil, where he begins to seduce a beautiful American woman. Next he says he's a soap opera actor, which is a bad idea--it makes the people he's hitchhikin

May 22, 2017
The use of fame - a novel by Nixon, Cornelia, author. The use of fame - a novel

"Cornelia Nixon brings to life a story that challenges the role of class in academia and America, that questions the limits of language and the boundaries of love. Abigail McCormick and Ray Stark are both poets, married nearly twenty-five years in what has always been a passionate relationship despite deep class differences. Ray is the son of West Virginia coal miners; contemptuous, riotous, too wrapped up in the hallowed halls of the Ivy League, sure that he'll soon receive a more distinguished

May 20, 2017
Sealskin by Bristow, Su, 1956- author. Sealskin

"What happens when magic collides with reality? Donald is a young fisherman, eking out a lonely living on the west coast of Scotland. One night he witnesses something miraculous and makes a terrible mistake. His action changes lives; not only his own, but those of his family and the entire tightly knit community in which they live. Can he ever atone for the wrong he has done, and can love grow when its foundation is violence? Based on the legend of the selkies - seals who can transform into peop

May 20, 2017
Firewalker by James, Allyson. Firewalker

"Mick must face the dragon council for breaking their laws, and while he doesn't seem too worried about his upcoming trial, Janet will do anything to keep him safe. She'll need a little help from her friends, old and new: Nash and Coyote; Cassandra, a powerful witch turned hotel manager; Colby a sort-of-trustworthy dragon. But now a new, dark power is stirring in Magellan that Janet must face, but even more frightening, one is stirring within herself."--Author's website.

May 20, 2017
Blonde hair, blue eyes - a short story by Slaughter, Karin, 1971- author. Blonde hair, blue eyes - a short story

A beautiful young girl was walking down the street -- when suddenly... Julia Carroll knows that too many stories start that way. A beautiful and intelligent nineteen-year-old college freshman, she should be carefree. But instead she is frightened -- because girls are disappearing without a trace. Fellow student Beatrice Oliver and a homeless woman called Mona-No-Name are missing, both gone after being snatched off the street. Julia is determined to discover the reason behind their disappearances

May 20, 2017
Behind the mask - an anthology of heroic proportions by Behind the mask - an anthology of heroic proportions

"Behind the Mask is a multi-author collection with stories by award-winning authors Kelly Link, Cat Rambo, Carrie Vaughn, Seanan McGuire, Lavie Tidhar, Sarah Pinsker, Keith Rosson, Kate Marshall, Chris Large and others. It is partially a prose nod to the comic world―the bombast, the larger-than-life, the save-the-worlds and the calls-to-adventure. But it’s also a spotlight on the more intimate side of the genre. The hopes and dreams of our cape-clad heroes. The regrets and longings

May 20, 2017
The Australian - a novel by Smith-Stevens, Emma, 1982- author. The Australian - a novel

"In her humorous and emotionally resonant debut, Emma Smith-Stevens follows the exploits and evolution of a young man - known only as "the Australian"--Over the course of a dozen years, from his time posing for tourist photos as Superman to his life in New York, chasing fame and fortune. Married to a woman he barely knows and struggling to forge a relationship with his son, the Australian travels between the U.S. and Melbourne, seeking to reconnect with his deceased parents through his father's

May 20, 2017
Yesterday by Yap, Felicia, author. Yesterday

"How do you solve a murder when you can only remember yesterday? Imagine a world in which classes are divided not by wealth or religion but by how much each group can remember. Monos, the majority, have only one day's worth of memory; elite Duos have two.In this stratified society, where Monos are excluded from holding high office and demanding jobs, Claire and Mark are a rare mixed marriage. Clare is a conscientious Mono housewife, Mark a novelist-turned-politician Duo on the rise. They are a s

May 19, 2017
The Woman from Prague by Hart, Rob The Woman from Prague

May 19, 2017
With This Ring by Quick, Amanda With This Ring

May 19, 2017
The Wicked Heir by Michels, Elizabeth The Wicked Heir

May 19, 2017
Whispers in the Wind by Woods, Janet Whispers in the Wind

May 19, 2017
Welcome to Serenity by Woods, Sherryl, author. Welcome to Serenity

May 19, 2017
We shall not all sleep - a novel by Nagy, Estep, author. We shall not all sleep - a novel

"Seven Island has two houses. One for Hillsingers and one for Quicks. 1964. The Hillsingers and the Quicks have shared the small Maine island of Seven for generations. But though technically family --Jim Hillsinger and Billy Quick married Park Avenue sisters Lila and Hannah Blackwell -- they do not mix. Now, on the anniversary of Hannah's death, Lila feels grief pulling her toward Billy. And Jim, a spy recently ousted from the CIA on suspicion of treason, decides to carry out the threat his wif

May 19, 2017
Vengeance is mine, all others pay cash by Kurniawan, Eka, 1975- author. Vengeance is mine, all others pay cash

"Told in short, cinematic bursts, Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash is gloriously pulpy. Ajo Kawir, a lower-class Javanese teenage boy excited about sex, likes to spy on fellow villagers in flagrante. But one night he ends up witnessing the savage rape of a beautiful crazy woman by two policemen. Deeply traumatized, he becomes impotent. His efforts to get his virility back all fail, and Ajo Kawir turns to fighting as a way to vent his frustrations. He gets such a fearsome reputation as a br

May 19, 2017
The veneration of monsters - stories by Burns, Suzanne, 1973- author. The veneration of monsters - stories

"In The Veneration of Monsters, Suzanne Burns' sophomore fiction collection, an array of unusual heroines search for love and acceptance, a pursuit that often takes a bizarre turn. Cherise tries to impress a man who only exists in her imagination. Violetthrows away a meaningful relationship with a vampire in favor of online community. Tabitha feels she can only be loved by the doll she carries around in her purse. Lara wants to marry a man who believes every lie she tells. And in the final stor

May 19, 2017
Until you by Swank, Denise Grover, author. Until you

May 19, 2017
The Unorthodox Dr. Draper and Other Stories by Spencer, William Browning The Unorthodox Dr. Draper and Other Stories

May 19, 2017
The twenty days of Turin by De Maria, Giorgio, author. The twenty days of Turin

May 19, 2017
The trout - a novel by Cunningham, Peter, 1947- author. The trout - a novel

"Alex Smyth, of Irish birth but living for many years with his wife in rural Canada, receives a trout fly in the mail, with no message and no return address. It stirs a fear that he is being stalked after the publication of his first novel and awakens inhim deeply buried, inchoate memories from his childhood in Ireland, before he was old enough to understand the adult world around him. It also evokes the guilt that he may have murdered a man, a feeling so strong it changes him and threatens his

May 19, 2017
Too Scot to Handle by Burrowes, Grace Too Scot to Handle

May 19, 2017
Three Fates by Roberts, Nora. Three Fates

May 19, 2017
This heart of mine by Phillips, Susan Elizabeth. This heart of mine

May 19, 2017
Sweetbriar Cottage by Hunter, Denise, 1968- author. Sweetbriar Cottage

"From the bestselling author of The Convenient Groom (now a beloved Hallmark Original movie), comes a story of unconditional love and second chances"--

May 19, 2017
Strawberry Summer by Brayden, Melissa Strawberry Summer

May 19, 2017
Sins of Our Fathers by Mathieu, A. Rose Sins of Our Fathers

May 19, 2017
The Seventh Function of Language by Binet, Laurent/ Taylor, Sam (TRN) The Seventh Function of Language

May 19, 2017
The seven rules of Elvira Carr - a novel by Maynard, Frances, author. The seven rules of Elvira Carr - a novel

"Elvira Carr believes in crisp schedules, clear guidelines, and taking people at face value. She lives at home with her overbearing mother, who has deemed her unfit to interact with the rest of society. But when her mother has a stroke, Ellie is suddenlyforced to look after herself. She quickly comes up with an ingenious way of coping with the world: the seven social rules spreadsheet. Unfortunately, Ellie soon discovers that most people don't live their lives within a set of rules. As she exper

May 19, 2017
See What I Have Done by Schmidt, Sarah See What I Have Done

May 19, 2017
The secret of the India orchid by Allen, Nancy Campbell, 1969- author. The secret of the India orchid

When Anthony, Earl of Wilshire, journeys to India on an undercover mission to investigate a mystery surrounding a confidential document, he is reunited with Sophia, whom he hopes can forgive him for breaking her heart and even consider giving love a second chance.

May 19, 2017
Secret life of Winnie Cox by Maas, Sharon Secret life of Winnie Cox

May 19, 2017
Secret Hearts by Radclyffe Secret Hearts

May 19, 2017
The Samurai of Seville by Healey, John J. The Samurai of Seville

May 19, 2017
Safe by Gattis, Ryan, author. Safe

"A thriller about a reformed gangbanger working as a safe cracker for the DEA"--

May 19, 2017
A royal invitation / The Playboy Prince / Cordina's Crown Jewel by Roberts, Nora, author. A royal invitation / The Playboy Prince / Cordina's Crown Jewel

May 19, 2017
A royal affair / Affaire Royale\command Performance by Roberts, Nora, author. A royal affair / Affaire Royale\command Performance

May 19, 2017
The return by Fisher, Suzanne Woods, author. The return

As the Amish settle in America, Tessa wishes Hans would notice her. When tragedy strikes--close to home and close to her heart--she discovers the cost of true love.

May 19, 2017
Raw Wounds by Hilton, Matt Raw Wounds

May 19, 2017
Pretend we are lovely - a novel by Reid, Noley, author. Pretend we are lovely - a novel

May 19, 2017
The Portrait by Laurain, Antoine/ Boyce, Emily (TRN)/ Aitken, Jane (TRN) The Portrait

May 19, 2017
Played! by Kahn, Michael A. Played!

May 19, 2017
The Playboy Bachelor by Van Dyken, Rachel The Playboy Bachelor

May 19, 2017
Perish the day - a thriller by Farrow, John, 1947- author. Perish the day - a thriller

"A co-ed is found murdered on campus, her body scarcely touched. The killer paid meticulous attention to the aesthetics of his crime. Coincidentally (or not), a college custodian is also found dead. While an epic rainstorm assails the Holyoake, New Hampshire campus, overflowing rivers and taking down power lines, a third crime scene is revealed: a professor, formerly a spy, has been shot dead in his home. A mysterious note is found that warned him to run. Each victim is connected to the Dowbiggi

May 19, 2017
Pee on water by Glaser, Rachel B. Pee on water

May 19, 2017
Owl and the Electric Samurai by Charish, Kristi Owl and the Electric Samurai

May 19, 2017
The Other La Bohm̈e by Keith, Yorker The Other La Bohm̈e

May 19, 2017
Nuclear Family - A Tragicomic Novel in Letters by Fogel, Susanna Nuclear Family - A Tragicomic Novel in Letters

May 19, 2017
No Road to Paradise by Daoud, Hassan/ Booth, Marilyn (TRN) No Road to Paradise

May 19, 2017
Nico by Castille, Sarah, author. Nico

May 19, 2017
A New Leash on Love by Burns, Debbie A New Leash on Love

May 19, 2017
The Nakano Thrift Shop by Kawakami, Hiromi/ Powell, Allison Markin (TRN) The Nakano Thrift Shop

May 19, 2017
My Sister's Bones by Ellwood, Nuala My Sister's Bones

May 19, 2017
Mrs. Fletcher - a novel by Perrotta, Tom, 1961- author. Mrs. Fletcher - a novel

"From one of the most popular and bestselling authors of our time, a penetrating and hilarious new novel about sex, love, and identity on the frontlines of America's culture wars. Eve Fletcher is trying to figure out what comes next. A forty-six-year-olddivorcee whose beloved only child has just left for college, Eve is struggling to adjust to her empty nest when one night her phone lights up with a text message. Sent from an anonymous number, the mysterious sender tells Eve, "U R my MILF!" Ove

May 19, 2017
The misfortune of Marion Palm - a novel by Culliton, Emily, author. The misfortune of Marion Palm - a novel

"A wildly entertaining debut about a Brooklyn Heights wife and mother who has embezzled a small fortune from her children's private school and makes a run for it, leaving behind her trust fund poet husband, his maybe-secret lover, her two daughters, and aschool board who will do anything to find her. Marion Palm prefers not to think of herself as a thief but rather "a woman who embezzles." Over the years she has managed to steal $180,000 from her daughters' private school, money that has paid fo

May 19, 2017
Misadventures of a City Girl by Wild, Meredith/ Bliss, Chelle Misadventures of a City Girl

May 19, 2017
A man in full - a novel by Wolfe, Tom. A man in full - a novel

May 19, 2017
Make your own pure mineral makeup - 79 easy hypoallergenic recipes for radiant beauty by Anderson, Heather (Heather Iris), author. Make your own pure mineral makeup - 79 easy hypoallergenic recipes for radiant beauty

May 19, 2017
Luca by Castille, Sarah Luca

May 19, 2017
Lost in Arcadia by Gandert, Sean Lost in Arcadia

May 19, 2017
Lord of Lies by Sandas, Amy Lord of Lies

May 19, 2017
Local Girl Missing by Douglas, Claire Local Girl Missing

May 19, 2017
Kingdom of the young by Meidav, Edie, 1967- author. Kingdom of the young

""Ambitious, original, deliciously philosophical. Kingdom of the Young invites comparison to the cro^nicas of Clarice Lispector and the fabulas of Italo Calvino." -Carolyn Cooke, author of Daughters of the Revolution The dynamic characters in Kingdom ofthe Young are searching: for adventure, work, love, absolution, better chances elsewhere. In a symphonic stream of consciousness, a fanatical child army loses faith in its commander as he ages unforgivably into his thirties. A woman possessed wit

May 19, 2017
Just the Thing by Harte, Marie Just the Thing

May 19, 2017
Just One Touch by Banks, Maya Just One Touch

May 19, 2017
In the crosshairs by Coughlin, Jack, 1966- author. In the crosshairs

"The Central Intelligence Agency is under attack, and so is its top field operative, Kyle Swanson. The highly decorated former Marine Corps gunnery sergeant is attending the funeral of a friend when a terrorist blows up the grave. A week later, he narrowly survives a grenade attack in Berlin. In Washington, Congress is being told that Swanson has been turned, his private employer is corrupt, and the Agency itself cannot be trusted. Swanson is assigned to find the root of the problem and is partn

May 19, 2017
I Won't Be Home for Christmas by Prowse, Amanda I Won't Be Home for Christmas

May 19, 2017
I thee wed by Quick, Amanda. I thee wed

May 19, 2017
Hopeless romantic by Gideon, Francis Hopeless romantic

May 19, 2017
Honeysuckle summer by Woods, Sherryl. Honeysuckle summer

May 19, 2017
Hollow - a novel by Egerton, Owen, author. Hollow - a novel

"When Oliver Bonds loses his toddler son and undergoes intense legal scrutiny over his involvement, grief engulfs him completely. His life is upended, costing Oliver his wife, home, and faith. Three years after his son's death, Oliver has gravitated to the fringes of society. Once a revered university professor, he now lives in a shack without electricity behind a nail salon and frequents the soup kitchen where he used to volunteer. It's only when befriended by Lyle, a bombastic, over-sexed con

May 19, 2017
The Hideout by Hostovsky, Egon/ Long, Fern (TRN) The Hideout

May 19, 2017
Heat lightning by Sandford, John, 1944 Feb. 23- Heat lightning

May 19, 2017
Heartbreaker - stories by Meijer, Maryse, 1982- author. Heartbreaker - stories

"In her debut story collection, Heartbreaker, Maryse Meijer, flashlight in hand, goes deep into the darkest rooms of the psyche. With gorgeously restrained and exacting prose that packs a cumulatively devastating punch, she unapologetically unmasks the violence we are willing to perform upon one another in the name of love and loneliness and the unremitting desire to survive. In doing so, she lights societal convention and reader expectation on fire, exploring the darker emotional truths surroun

May 19, 2017
Have You Any Rogues? - A Rhymes With Love Novella by Boyle, Elizabeth Have You Any Rogues? - A Rhymes With Love Novella

May 19, 2017
The half-drowned king - a novel by Hartsuyker, Linnea. The half-drowned king - a novel

"The first installment in a debut trilogy, THE HALF-DROWNED KING tells the compelling story of the political intrigues, battles, and struggles for power that led to the rise of King Harald the Fair-Haired, first king of Norway, seen through the eyes of the young man who became his most trusted warrior and advisor. Conjuring a bloodthirsty, superstitious, and thrilling ancient world (9th century), this debut novel is for fans of Game of Thrones, the Vikings TV series, and Outlander"--

May 19, 2017
Grace by Lynch, Paul Grace

May 19, 2017
Gone Are the Leaves by Donovan, Anne Gone Are the Leaves

May 19, 2017
The girl of the lake - stories by Roorbach, Bill, author. The girl of the lake - stories

"Nine richly varied, often funny, always moving stories that cross a range of landscapes and generations to reveal the complex workings of the human heart. Bill Roorbach conjures vivid, complex characters whose layered interior worlds feel at once familiar and extraordinary. He first made his mark as the winner of an O. Henry Prize for one of his stories and the Flannery O'Connor Award for his first collection, Big Bend. His astounding new collection, The Girl of the Lake, captures a virtuoso in

May 19, 2017
Fuel for Fire by Walker, Julie Ann Fuel for Fire

May 19, 2017
Freedom's ring by Chiavaroli, Heidi, author. Freedom's ring

"An antique ring reunites a Boston Marathon bombing survivor and the man who saved her. Together, they unearth the two-hundred-year-old history of a woman who suffered tremendous loss in the Boston Massacre, a woman torn between the love of two men - onea Patriot, and the other a Redcoat. As both women seem to forgive the wrongs done to them, each must decide whether to face their future through dependence on God's strength, or their own" --

May 19, 2017
The fourth monkey by Barker, J. D. (Jonathan Dylan), 1971- author. The fourth monkey

"Se7en meets The Silence of the Lambs in this dark and twisting novel from the author Jeffery Deaver called, "A talented writer with a delightfully devious mind." For over five years, the Four Monkey Killer has terrorized the residents of Chicago. When his body is found, the police quickly realize he was on his way to deliver one final message, one which proves he has taken another victim who may still be alive. As the lead investigator on the 4MK task force, Detective Sam Porter knows even in d

May 19, 2017
The forbidden by Malpas, Jodi Ellen, author. The forbidden

"A new story of dangerous temptations from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the This Man trilogy. Annie has never experienced the 'spark' with a guy-the kind of instant chemistry that steals your breath and blindsides you completely. Until a night out with friends brings her face to face with the wickedly sexy and mysterious Jack. It's not just a spark that ignites between them. It's an explosion. Jack promises to consume Annie, and he fully delivers on that promise. Overwhelmed by t

May 19, 2017
First love - a novel by Riley, Gwendoline, 1979- author. First love - a novel

May 19, 2017
Fault lines by Locke, Thomas, 1952- author. Fault lines

May 19, 2017
Fatal trust by Johnson, Todd M. (Todd Maurice), 1953- author. Fatal trust

"Defense Attorney Ian Wells is struggling to build a law practice while caring for his sick mother. When a new client offers a huge sum to take on a simple trust fund case, he can't afford to say no. But when the investigation leads to a decades-old mystery linking the trust to dangerous criminals, he realizes this case could cost him his career"--

May 19, 2017
The farthest edge by Ashley, Kristen, author. The farthest edge

"A man without a past. A woman who lost her future. Together they'll push each other to the farthest edge and ignite a passion that's harder and deeper than they ever imagined. But is it strong enough to turn into something real and lasting? In the secondhighly anticipated book in the Honey series, New York Times bestselling author Kristen Ashley once again delivers a smoldering hot story that is achingly romantic and populated with intensely raw characters that will stay with you long after you

May 19, 2017
Falling for Trouble by Title, Sarah Falling for Trouble

May 19, 2017
Falling by Ahrnstedt, Simona Falling

May 19, 2017
Escape to You by Ryan, Jennifer Escape to You

May 19, 2017
The End by Torres, Fernanda/ Entrekin, Alison (TRN) The End

May 19, 2017
Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge by Fishere, Ezzedine C./ Peate, John (TRN) Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge

May 19, 2017
Elias in love by Burrowes, Grace Elias in love

May 19, 2017
Dragonsworn by Kenyon, Sherrilyn Dragonsworn

May 19, 2017
Doctor sleep by Bell, Madison Smartt Doctor sleep

May 19, 2017
The diplomat's daughter - a novel by Tanabe, Karin, author. The diplomat's daughter - a novel

"For fans of All the Light We Cannot See and Orphan Train, the author of the "thought-provoking" (Library Journal, starred review) and "must-read" (PopSugar) novel The Gilded Years crafts a captivating tale of three young people divided by the horrors ofWorld War II and their journey back to one another. During the turbulent months following the 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor, twenty-one-year-old Emi Kato, the daughter of a Japanese diplomat, is locked behind barbed wire in a Texas interment camp

May 19, 2017
Devil's Cut by Ward, J. R. Devil's Cut

May 19, 2017
The Day of the Duchess by MacLean, Sarah The Day of the Duchess

May 19, 2017
Dark cities by Golden, Christopher (EDT) Dark cities

May 19, 2017
Dangerously bad by Bradley, Eden, author. Dangerously bad

"From the author of Dangerously Broken comes the third novel in the Dangerous Romance trilogy. Being bad never felt so good... Duff Stewart has two specialties: restoring vintage motorcycles and doing bad things to beautiful girls at New Orleans's most notorious BDSM club. There's no girl he'd rather get under his hands than the luscious Layla Chouset--but the Creole beauty sees herself as a Top. Layla has sworn off relationships with Dominant men, but the gorgeous Scotsman convinces her to sub

May 19, 2017
Class mom - a novel by Gelman, Laurie, author. Class mom - a novel

May 19, 2017
The city always wins - a novel by Hamilton, Omar Robert, 1984- author. The city always wins - a novel

"A debut novel that captures the experience of the Egyptian revolution like no news report could. The City Always Wins is a remarkable novel from the psychological heart of a revolution. From the communal highs of pitched night battles against the policein Cairo to the solitary lows of defeated exile in New York, Omar Robert Hamilton's debut is a unique immersion in one of the key chapters of the twenty-first century. Arrestingly visual, intensely lyrical, uncompromisingly political, The City Al

May 19, 2017
Chasing secrets by Eason, Lynette, author. Chasing secrets

May 19, 2017
Charmed ; &, Enchanted by Roberts, Nora. Charmed ; &, Enchanted

May 19, 2017
A Catalog of Birds by Harrington, Laura A Catalog of Birds

May 19, 2017
The Cajun Doctor by Hill, Sandra The Cajun Doctor

May 19, 2017
Bring her home by Bell, David, 1969 November 17- author. Bring her home

"In the breathtaking new thriller from David Bell, bestselling author of Since She Went Away and Somebody I Used to Know, the fate of two missing teenage girls becomes a father's worst nightmare.... Just a year and a half after the tragic death of his wife, Bill Price's fifteen-year-old daughter, Summer, and her best friend, Haley, disappear. Days later, the girls are found in a city park. Haley is dead at the scene, while Summer is left beaten beyond recognition and clinging to life. As Bill ho

May 19, 2017
Bravest thing by Lascarso, Laura Bravest thing

May 19, 2017
Brave deeds by Abrams, David, 1963- author. Brave deeds

"From Fobbit author David Abrams, Brave Deeds is a powerful novel of war, brotherhood, and America. Spanning eight hours, the novel follows a squad of six AWOL soldiers as they attempt to cross war-torn Baghdad on foot to attend the funeral of their leader, Staff Sergeant Rafe Morgan. In an inhospitable landscape, these men recall the most ancient of warriors while portraying a cross section of twenty-first century America--sometimes strong, sometimes weak, but subject to the same human flaws as

May 19, 2017
A boy in winter - a novel by Seiffert, Rachel, author. A boy in winter - a novel

"From the award-winning author of the Booker Prize-short-listed The Dark Room, a startling portrait of the Nazis' arrival in Ukraine as they move to implement the final solution Otto Pohl, an engineer overseeing construction of a German road in Ukraine,awakens to the unexpected sight of SS men herding hundreds of Jews into an old brick factory. Inside the factory, Ephraim anxiously scans the growing crowd, looking for his two sons. As anxious questions swirl around him--"Where are they taking u

May 19, 2017
The boss by De León, Aya (Novelist), author. The boss

May 19, 2017
The bookshop at water's end by Henry, Patti Callahan, author. The bookshop at water's end

"Bonny Blankenship's most treasured memories are of idyllic summers spent in Watersend, South Carolina, with her best friend Lainey McKay. Amid the sand dunes and oak trees draped with Spanish moss, they swam and wished for happy-ever-afters, then escapedto the local bookshop to read and whisper in the glorious cool silence. Until the night that changed everything, the night that Lainey's mother disappeared. Now, in her early fifties, Bonny is desperate to clear her head after a tragic mistake t

May 19, 2017
Blue Hollow Falls by Kauffman, Donna Blue Hollow Falls

May 19, 2017
Beneath the Stars by Charles, Lynn Beneath the Stars

May 19, 2017
Beneath the Apple Leaves by Verna, Harmony Beneath the Apple Leaves

May 19, 2017
Beneath Copper Falls by Coble, Colleen Beneath Copper Falls

May 19, 2017
The Baghdad Eucharist by Antoon, Sinan/ Tabet, Maia (TRN) The Baghdad Eucharist

May 19, 2017
And into the fire by Gleason, Robert (Robert Herman). And into the fire

May 19, 2017
Among the lesser gods - a novel by Catts, Margo, author. Among the lesser gods - a novel

"For fans of authors like Barbara Kingsolver and Leif Enger, a stunning new voice in contemporary literary fiction. "Tragedy and blessing. Leave them alone long enough, and it gets real hard to tell them apart." Elena Alvarez is living a cursed life. From the deadly fire she accidentally set as a child, to her mother's abandonment, and now to an unwanted pregnancy, she knows better than most that small actions can have terrible consequences. Driven to the high mountains surrounding Leadville,

May 19, 2017
The Alice network - a novel by Quinn, Kate, author. The Alice network - a novel

"It's 1947 and American college girl Charlie St. Clair is pregnant, unmarried, and on the verge of being thrown out of her very proper family. She's also nursing a fervent belief that her beloved French cousin Rose, who disappeared in Nazi-occupied Franceduring the war, might still be alive somewhere. So when Charlie's family banishes her to Europe to have her "little problem" take care of, Charlie breaks free and heads to London determined to find out what happened to the cousin she loves like

May 19, 2017
The Absence of Evelyn by Townsend, Jackie The Absence of Evelyn

May 19, 2017
The 7th Threat by Rees, Matt The 7th Threat

May 19, 2017